Tax credits aren’t subsidies

American superstar congresswoman Alexandria Occasio-Cortez prided herself in being instrumental in chasing Amazon out of her home district of Queens, New York City. The tech giant had found a deal with the city to be granted tax credits in return for building an HQ in New York which would employ thousands of people. Cortez had […]

Taxing the sky hurts consumers

As the back and forth on Brexit dominates political debate in the UK, the European Union, as ever, is working on new ways to make everyday life more irksome, intrusive, and overpriced.

The whole cabinet needs to stand behind Luxembourg’s veto on tax questions

Finance minister Pierre Gramegna has expressed the view that Luxembourg should not give up the principle of unanimity voting on tax issues in the European Council. This was in reaction to a suggestion by the European Commission to replace the procedure with qualified majority voting. Were this to happen, Luxembourg could see itself being outvoted […]

[REPORTAGE] Keng Eestëmmegkeet méi? Goerens virsiichteg, Bach dofir

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 25. Januar ausgestraalt ginn. D’Europäesch Kommissioun wëll dass bei Steierfroen an d’Zukunft d’eestëmmegt Averständnis am Europäesche Conseil net méi gebraucht gëtt. Lëtzebuerg géif esou säi Vetorecht zu Bréissel verléieren. De Finanzminister Pierre Gramegna huet sech dogéint ausgeschwat.